Pavati Warrior Drift Boat

The Pavati Warrior marks a revolution in fishing drift boats. This is the ONLY drift boat on the market today that is completely designed, engineered, and lofted by computer. Each hull is run through a series of Hydrodynamic Tests to ensure the least possible amount of drag while still insuring the fast response and nimble performance you demand. All of the parts are then cut and formed by CNC machines - there are no parts on this boat cut by hand. This guarantees that every boat we make runs true and holds it's original intended shape. This is only possible because of Pavati's Parent Company, Highway Products Inc. We have capabilities that no other drift boat manufacturer has access too, just because it would not be practical in such a niche market. The result is the best rowing, most comfortable, user friendly, most reliable drift boat in the world. The innovative designs and manufacturing processes have raised the standard in drift boat fishing. Driven by a passion for simplicity and strength, Pavati engineers have advanced the cutting edge. The superbly balanced Warrior embodies a new way of looking at drift boat design. The innovations like the revolutionary patented Drifter Doors ™, Quick-Lock Floor System ™, Wave-Cutter Bow ™, and the only True Level Floors, give you the simplest and most ergonomic boat available. Combine that with the AR-620 dimpled bottom(tm), Hard Chine technology, Ultra-Flow Radius(tm) Transom, Kevlar(tm) bonded bottom, and state of the art computer designed hull, this boat is a fish killing machine. No wonder they call it the Warrior.

standard features

designed by fishermen, for Fishermen

There is a list of luxuries and features that will make you proud to have your own Warrior, but it's so extensive that the pure genius of the boat's design is sometimes forgotten. The body is crafted with the highest quality of marine-grade aluminum, perfectly welded extrusion-free seams, to make the strongest drift boat on the water even stronger. With the Warrior's seamless body there's not so much as a rivet or extruded lip to slow you down from doing what you came to do: catch fish. Combine this with the Ultra-Flow Transom and you will be practically hovering across the surface of the water, darting over eddies and getting where you want to be.

Pavati Warrior Standard Features

wave cutter bow ™


The Wave Cutter bow is the Warriors trademark feature. It offers not only form, but function. Designed primarily for the guys who will be running lots of white water and technical rapids. The Patented wave cutter bow, borrows it's technology from larger sea going vessels. While going through stacked rollers traditional drift boats with there blunt front ends are pushed side-to-side by the waves. The rower is forced to use his oars to keep him going in a straight direction.

The "Wave cutter" does exactly what the name says- it cuts those waves like a hot knife through butter. This allows the rower to concentrate on the next rock or fast encroaching river bend. It does all of this while keeping the boat drier by pushing the water away from the boat -- instead of over the side.

Although most of the time the "Wave Cutter" is 10-12" out of the water doing nothing but looking cool, the benefits in white water are unmatched.


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storage


The side trays offer more than just added strength in this boat; they provide much needed storage space as well. This is a great place for life jackets, a break down oar, fire extinguisher, extra layers of clothes, or whatever else you want to have out of the way but right at your fingertips.


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Patented Locking Anchor Nest ™


This anchor setup has an anchor nest with a lock to keep the anchor from jumping out during travel, a spot for your drain plugs, a block and tackle setup for easy pulling, and the anchor release mechanism.


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ultimate rowers seat


This is a sore subject with Chuck... Literally. He could never understand why the rower had to sit on uncomfortable ropes or straps all day or a hard plastic tractor seat, while the passengers got nice comfortable high backed padded seats. But this seemed to be the industry standard -- sore backs and sore butts. We set out to design the first row seat that was made for long days and lots of them. An oversized, overstuffed seat pad was a must. Then we designed a flexible, removable seat back that gives you the back support you need without intruding on those big strokes in tight situations. Now the rower's seat is the best spot in the boat- and it's about time.


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12 position oar lock


When you get your new Pavati drifter you want everything to be perfect. Having the oar locks in the right place is essential. Eight different positions ensures that you will get the most leverage you can for those times when you need all the horsepower you can muster. If you want to fish 1-1-1 (three in a row), for the popular side drifting technique, you may want to move your row seat forward to balance the boat. This means you will need to move the oar locks too. No matter how you want to set your boat up, fly fishing, bait fishing, or pulling plugs, our simple clip locks allow you to move the oarlocks to the optimum position in seconds.

On top of that we offer you "Kenny Helfrich's" stainless steel - super strong - oar locks. Kenny, a third generation Eugene Oregon area guide, developed these oar locks to not only be super strong but to stop your oar from climbing up the side of the oar lock with each stroke as most do. If you've rowed a boat much you've probably noticed the thump, thump, after each stroke. That noise is the oar dropping back to the bottom of the oarlock. Also, in a real tough situation, these oar locks are designed to flex enough to allow your oars to pop out of these oar locks. Kenny says, "These are the last pair of oar locks you will ever own." -- That's good enough for us.


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Patented Grab Handles


Pavati has added handy grab handles to the sides of the hull. Just below the gunnel rail near the oar locks, we have programmed in computer cut holes. These make it easy to pick the boat up or portage around logs/skinny spots in the river.


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stainless steel cupholders


Our infamous cup holders have been a topic for teasing since we introduced them. "Why do you need 10 cup holders in a drift boat", they say? Our customers say something a little different. They want more! Lures, sun tan lotion, scissors, pliers, bait scent, and even a drink or two. A place for everything. They're cheap and you'll love'em.


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honeycomb floor ribs


Our patent pending Honeycomb Floor Ribs - lightweight & strong - like airplane wings.


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the "truth" scale


How many times have you wanted to know how long your fish was to see if it was legal to keep? Or just to brag about? In the past you had to drag out a tape measure, if you could find it, or just guess. Not only was this inconvenient but a lot of fish died because we didn't get them back in the water in time. PAVATI continues to set the pace with scales on both sides of your drift boat as standard equipment. The computer numerical controlled (CNC) designed, "THE TRUTH", tape measures make measuring fish and leaders a one man job. Measure your fish in seconds and let it go. Up to 60 inches. PAVATI drift boats not only catch fish, they save them too! Not a sticker, it's engraved right in the aluminum. Great for measuring leaders too.


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Quick-Lock Floor System ™


Everyone changes, and every serious fisherman needs a boat that will change with him. That's why we invented the Quick-Lock Floor System ™, a system that allows you to add, move, replace, and upgrade everything in the boat; from seats to rod holders and leaders.

This is the easiest and most customizable seat system available in any boat today, without exception. In a matter of seconds, with no tools required, you can completely rearrange your boat to adjust for weight, gear and different fishing styles. Add or remove seats to lighten the load or add an additional fisherman. Reposition your foot rest exactly where you want it. Add heater systems, tackle boxes, rod holders and other accessories that all work with the same simple system.


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